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Chiropractic and High Blood Pressure

What’s the big deal about being diagnosed with hypertension, or high blood pressure as it’s commonly called?
About 1/3 of all Americans have been diagnosed as having high blood pressure, and another third has been diagnosed with prehypertension because their blood pressure numbers are higher than normal. And the interesting thing is, many of them don’t know they have it or those that do know, don’t have any idea why they have it. Is there a way of treating it without medications?

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Chiropractic Care is Preventative

Why would anyone take the attitude – “I’ll wait and see what happens”, especially when it comes to their health. It seems that preventing something or getting an early diagnosis would be the preferable plan  of action. Not only is prevention a lot less painful, but it is less expensive in the long run. How is chiropractic care preventative?

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Vertigo Treatment

Vertigo is a very common condition that affects around 70 million Americans. People often mistake vertigo for dizziness, which is better defined as lightheadedness. The difference between experiencing vertigo and lightheadedness/dizziness is that with lightheadedness you feel as though you are going to pass out or faint along with a loss of balance. Can Chiropractic care help with vertigo?

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Stretching

Spring is here, and Summer is on its way…that means more outside activities, working in the yard, hiking, playing sports and so much more. No matter what time of year it is, there are always things you do that require us to bend, twist, lift or reach. BE CAREFUL. These movements can be damaging to your joints, discs and muscles.

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Chiropractic and Arthritis Pain

Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, is a painful and debilitating disease that destroys the cartilage in your joints. Once the cartilage is worn away, bones rub against each other causing tissue damage and pain. Although it is a common disease, it isn’t well understood.

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Perfect Posture

Have you ever noticed that pictures showing the “perfect posture” are always drawings? We are all different and have compensated to balance our posture for good or bad. The question is why “bad posture” is bad for your health and what can be done about it?

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Sciatica

Lower back, buttock and posterior leg pain is often referred to as sciatica. These pains are caused by pressure applied to nerves that exit your spine through the lower vertebral bones. Will this pain go away on its own, or will you benefit from Chiropractic treatment?

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